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How do you pursue a Career in Educational Consultancy?

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I am very curious about a Career in Educational Consultancy. Unfortunately, it is very difficult to find information about What Educational Consultancy actually is. Most pages on the internet just talk about How to get into Educational Consultancy. I was Googling about a Career in Educational Consultancy and was lucky to find: Management/Career-in-Educational-Consultancy/hindi


Arjun Lal’s professional point of view!

Arjun Lal has 8 years & 4 months of professional experience in Educational Consultancy. Arjun Lal has worked in Educational Consultancy as Teacher Mentor in PYDS, Dehradun. In Arjun Lal’s own words, this is how Arjun Lal got into Educational Consultancy: "I have worked at ICICI Bank for almost 5 years and then I left my job to work with Teach For India Program and then I finally did my MA in Education from Azim Premji University." I searched Arjun Lal on Google and found this profile:


Career Video on Educational Consultancy

In a video, Arjun Lal has talked about various aspects of a Career in Educational Consultancy. Arjun Lal started by explaining Educational Consultancy as: "Education includes many things such as making lesson plans, teacher training, assessment, administration etc. And each of these roles has it's own requirements. A consultant does allthese works in various organisations as per their requirements. Other than this, they work with vrious companies to write their lesson plans and other books as required." I watched the full video and I absolutely loved it.

In this video Education was discussed as theoretical topics needed to excel at Educational Consultancy, and not as Qualifications needed to enter Educational Consultancy. Arjun Lal touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:

  • Sociology of Education
  • Philosophy of Education
  • Pedagogy
  • Child Psychology
  • Policies
  • School Leadershipp

Arjun Lal then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Educational Consultancy:

  • Reflection
  • Teaching Practices
  • Observation
  • Listening
  • Feedback
  • Adaptability

Arjun Lal believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Educational Consultancy:

  • Impact on students
  • Emotional Achievement
  • Strong Individual Profile
  • Inspiration
  • Continuous Learning
  • Economically Strong

And, Arjun Lal believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Educational Consultancy:

  • Initial Monetary Struggle
  • Stand Alone
  • Faith
  • Acceptance

In the final section of the video Arjun Lal talks about How a day goes in a Career in Educational Consultancy. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Educational Consultancy, that I have ever come across. To see the full Talk, one needs to install the LifePage Career Talks App. Here is a direct deep link of the Video:


Similar Career Talks on LifePage

I continued with my research on LifePage and thoroughly studied these links to gain more perspective:

  1. Management/Career-in-School-Administration/english
  2. Management/Career-in-School-Management/english
  3. Management/Career-in-Vocational-Education/hindi
  4. Management/Career-in-College-Administration/hindi
  5. Management/Career-in-School-Headship/english
  6. Management/Career-in-Education-Consultancy/english
  7. Management/Career-in-School-Administration/english
  8. Management/Career-in-School-Administration/english
  9. Management/Career-in-School-Headship/english
  10. Management/Career-in-Principalship/english

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